Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited (Inside by Catelijne Coopmans,Janet Vertesi,Michael E. Lynch,Steve PDF

By Catelijne Coopmans,Janet Vertesi,Michael E. Lynch,Steve Woolgar

ISBN-10: 0262525380

ISBN-13: 9780262525381

Representation in clinical Practice, released by way of the MIT Press in 1990, helped coalesce a long-standing curiosity in medical visualization between historians, philosophers, and sociologists of technological know-how and is still a touchstone for present investigations in technological know-how and expertise stories. This quantity revisits the subject, making an allowance for either the altering conceptual panorama of STS and the emergence of latest imaging applied sciences in medical perform. It deals state of the art examine on a extensive array of fields that research info in addition to brief reflections at the evolution of the sector by means of prime students, together with a few of the participants to the 1990 quantity. The essays reflect on the ways that viewing reviews are crafted within the electronic period; the embodied nature of labor with electronic applied sciences; the constitutive function of fabrics and applied sciences -- from chalkboards to mind scans -- within the construction of latest medical wisdom; the metaphors and photographs mobilized by means of groups of perform; and the prestige and value of medical imagery in expert and pop culture. ContributorsMorana Alac, Michael Barany, Anne Beaulieu, Annamaria Carusi, Catelijne Coopmans, Lorraine Daston, Sarah de Rijcke, Joseph Dumit, Emma Frow, Yann Giraud, Aud Sissel Hoel, Martin Kemp, Bruno Latour, John legislations, Michael Lynch, Donald MacKenzie, Cyrus Mody, Natasha Myers, Rachel Prentice, Arie Rip, Martin Ruivenkamp, Lucy Suchman, Janet Vertesi, Steve Woolgar

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